from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Variant of forworn.

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  • adj. worn out; wasted; used up.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Worn out; wasted; used up.


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See forworn.


  • But, please, if you're going to serve any of the stinky variety of cheeses at the wedding, foreworn people.

    Who Cut the Cheese?

  • He hoped, with singular intensity, for the safety of the daring young lovers, that unknown youth whose feet had foreworn the path for his feet and that dead and gone young girl, who had dared anything rather than endure the mortal ennui of those hours behind the veil ....

    The Fortieth Door

  • In Manhattan former police officer and now highly regarded lawyer Stone Barrington is in Elaine’s restaurant with Dina Bochetti; they both are shocked to see Lance Cabot, CIA Deputy Director for Operations looking disheveled and foreworn.

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  • Tell her that Venus would have of her beauty so much at least as may suffice for but one day's use, that beauty she possessed erewhile being foreworn and spoiled, through her tendance upon the sick-bed of her son; and be not slow in returning. "

    Marius the Epicurean — Volume 1


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